HostGator Website Builder
Website Builder is unavailable on new Shared (SW) accounts; however, WordPress is an excellent alternative to these builders. The instructions on how to install WordPress are discussed in the article: How to Install WordPress With Softaculous.
To confirm if you are on a new Shared (SW) package, please see this article, How to Tell if You Are on a New or Legacy Hosting Package, for more information.
There is no easier way to build a website than with the HostGator Website Builder. HostGator Website Builder is our solution to provide you with an easy point-and-click website editor, allowing you to publish a professional-looking website in just a few minutes with features such as a blog, shopping cart, and payment gateway, all without any coding or web development experience.
This article will cover the differences between the HostGator Website Builder plans and what each special feature includes:
If you're ready to jump in and build a website with HostGator Website Builder, the following article will walk you through turning on HostGator Website Builder for your domain:
Walk Through, and Video Tutorials are also available to help you manage your content within the HostGator Website Builder.
HostGator Website Builder Plans
Our website builder includes a basic plan, free with every Shared or Cloud Sites plan, that will let anyone put together a professional-looking website. We also offer upgrades for users wanting more pages or features:
|100+ Mobile-Friendly Templates||✔||✔||✔|
|Drag & Drop Functionality||✔||✔||✔|
|Pre-Built Sections and Pages||✔||✔||✔|
|Social Media Links||✔||✔||✔|
|Google Analytics Integration||✘||✔||✔|
|Embed HD Video ***||✘||✔||✔|
|E-commerce Shopping Cart||✘||✘||✔|
|Multiple Payment Processors||✘||✘||✔|
|Price||Free*||Starting at $6.99/m**||Starting at $15.99/m**|
- *: Basic HostGator Website Builder is free with Linux Shared and Cloud Sites plans.
- **: Starting price per month includes a discount for extended billing cycles paid in advance with the maximum discount at 36 months.
- ***: The Website Builder provides video and video gallery elements to embed YouTube and Vimeo videos easily. You may also use the Custom HTML element to embed another video source.
Continue to the next section to read more about each feature.
HostGator Website Builder Plan Features
100+ Mobile-Friendly Templates
With the HostGator Website Builder, there's no need to get started from scratch. Build a website by picking from over 100 professionally designed templates that look beautiful on desktop and mobile browsers.
After selecting your preferred template, it's a breeze to fill it in and modify it to match your style and be unique to you. And the best part is that you will be able to edit your mobile and desktop content independently!
Google Analytics Integration
With either our Professional or Business plan, Google analytics integration is easy and built right into the editor, allowing you to track how well you're reaching your audience and your conversion rates!
Full E-Commerce Features
With our Business level website builder, you'll be able to create a full catalog, host a shopping cart for your customers, and we even include a payment gateway for you to use to process transactions. All you need to complete the package is your merchant account.
Our Business level website editor lets you integrate Facebook usage directly into your pages. You'll be able to let visitors like and share your products, posts, and pages with just a click of a button!
So, if you're thinking of adding a Facebook Pixel to your website, this third-party article would be a huge help for this great feature. Follow the Facebook Pixel article instructions to get the code you need.